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 Bill Status of HB4426  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner - Mike Fortner and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine - Chris Lauzen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Plasma Arc Gasification Act. Sets out legislative findings. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall adopt rules that provide an authorization process for plasma arc gasification or similar technologies as an alternative to landfill disposal of solid waste in the State. Provides that the Agency shall establish a permitting program for entities wishing to conduct plasma arc gasification in the State.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
415 ILCS 5/2.5 new
415 ILCS 5/3.327 new
415 ILCS 5/3.330was 415 ILCS 5/3.32

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Adds a provision concerning legislative findings related to plasma arc incineration. Defines "plasma arc incinerator". Provides that the term "pollution control facility" includes plasma arc incinerators. Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  1/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  1/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/6/2008HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environment & Energy Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environment & Energy Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environment & Energy Committee; 022-000-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/20/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/3/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-001-001
  4/16/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/16/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 17, 2008
  5/7/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  5/7/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/7/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  9/11/2008SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William R. Haine
  9/11/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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